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Updates to the README from upstream / other branches

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@@ -5,8 +5,9 @@ Scripts for [Sprinkle](http://github.com/crafterm/sprinkle/ "Sprinkle"), the pro
## How to get your sprinkle on:
-* Get a brand spanking new slice / host (Ubuntu please)
-* Create yourself a user, add yourself to the /etc/sudoers file
+* Get a brand spanking new slice / host (Debian or Ubuntu please, other apt-based sytems might work too)
+* Install sudo if you are on Debian
+* Create yourself a user (use `adduser`), add yourself to the /etc/sudoers file
* Set your slices url / ip address in deploy.rb (config/deploy.rb.example provided)
* Set username in config/deploy.rb if it isn't the same as your local machine (config/deploy.rb.example provided)
@@ -29,6 +30,13 @@ Other things you should probably consider:
* Close everything except for port 80 and 22
* Disallow password logins and use a passphrased RSA key
+#### "Connection reset by peer"
+
+You can work around this issue by tweaking `/etc/ssh/sshd_config` to include the following on the server:
+
+ ClientAliveInterval 60
+ ClientAliveCountMax 15
+
### Wait, what does all this install?
* Apache (Apt)
@@ -47,7 +55,7 @@ Other things you should probably consider:
* Ruby
* Capistrano
* Sprinkle (github.com/crafterm/sprinkle)
-* An Ubuntu based VPS (known to not work on Debian Etch†)
+* An Ubuntu or Debian based VPS (Ubuntu 9.10 Karmic has proven to make some changes)
## Thanks
@@ -56,12 +64,9 @@ Other things you should probably consider:
* [Nathan de Vries](http://github.com/atnan) for Postgres support
* [Anthony Kolber](http://aestheticallyloyal.com) for the github pages design
* [Stephen Eley](http://github.com/SFEley) for some sanity checks on git dependencies
+* [James Chen](http://github.com/ashchan) for finishing the nginx-module support that I never got to. Awesome!
## Disclaimer
Don't run this on a system that has already been deemed "in production", its not malicious, but there is a fair chance
-that you'll ass something up monumentally. You have been warned.
-
-### Footnotes
-
-† This issue lies between differences in apt between debian and ubuntu, my feedback has been forwarded and discussed with Marcus, the author of sprinkle. I believe he is looking into it.
+that you'll ass something up monumentally. You have been warned.
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